Due to high sales the estimated jackpot amount for the Saturday Powerball drawing is $300-million or $172.7-million with the cash option selected. There have been 11 consecutive Powerball drawings since June 26th without a winner.   

The Nebraska Lottery encourages customers to play within their means.  They remind players the odds of winning remain the same regardless of how many tickets are purchased or how many people play.   The odds are 1 in 175 million.  

Nine jackpots ranging from $2.5-million to $365-million have been won in Nebraska since Powerball was offered in July of 1994.    

The Nebraska Lottery says if you or someone you know has a problem with compulsive gambling to call the Nebraska Compulsive Gambling Help Line at 800-552-4700